Friday, September 8, 2017
Hillgrove High School
Alexander High School
Hillgrove Varsity Loses Lead Early In Defeat
Hillgrove Varsity watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 12-6 loss to Alexander on Friday. Alexander scored on an error, a single by Timmuns, and a fielder’s choice by Spencer in the first inning.
Hillgrove Varsity lost despite out-hitting Alexander 14 to eight.
Alexander took an early lead in the first inning. An error scored one run for Alexander.
Hillgrove Varsity scored three runs in the fifth inning. The big inning was thanks to a single by Ryleigh Akery, a error, and a error.
Alexander scored seven runs in the fourth inning. Alexander’s big inning was driven by a single by Shirley, a single by Spencer, a error, a single by Williams, and a single by Hammuck.
Brooke earned the win for Alexander. She pitched five innings, surrendering six runs, 14 hits, striking out two, and walking zero. Chandler Greene took the loss for Hillgrove Varsity. She threw four innings, allowing 12 runs, eight hits, and striking out two.
Hillgrove Varsity had 14 hits in the game. Savannah Stewart, Avery Eidson, Mo Bastion, and Camryn Rogers each collected multiple hits for Hillgrove Varsity. Rogers led Hillgrove Varsity with two runs batted in. She went 2-for-4 on the day.
Alexander collected eight hits. Blair and Timmuns each collected multiple hits for Alexander.